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44 Medical Brigade Patch. US Army

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Description
On a white shield within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border, 2 1/2 inches (7.62 cm) in height and 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width overall, a four-pointed gold star (with longer vertical points) superimposed on a maroon four pointed star (points saltirewise and all of equal length) between two maroon flanks.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors used for the Army Medical Service. The gold star superimposed over the maroon star is symbolic of the unit’s mission of command and control over medical units. The four points of each taken together allude to the organization’s numerical designation.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for the 44th Medical Brigade on 5 October 1966. It was redesignated for the 44th Medical Command effective 16 October 2001. The insignia was redesignated for the 44th Medical Brigade with the description updated effective 16 April 2010. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-435)

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